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Prince Hisahito, third in line to throne, turns 11

National Sep 6, 2017

Prince Hisahito, third in line to throne, turns 11

Prince Hisahito, Emperor Akihito's grandson who is third in line to the Imperial throne, turned 11 on Wednesday. His birthday came days after the announcement that his elder sister, Princess Mako, will marry her longtime boyfriend, Kei Komuro. The prince has already met Komuro, 25, ...

Aizawa drives in winning run for Carp in 11th

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 6, 2017

Aizawa drives in winning run for Carp in 11th

Tsubasa Aizawa's 11th-inning RBI single lifted the Hiroshima Carp to a 4-3 win over the second-place Hanshin Tigers on Wednesday, leaving the Carp with a magic number of 10 to clinch their second straight pennant. Aizawa, who entered the game as a defensive substitute, came ...

Japan to face New Zealand in October friendly

Soccer / World Cup Sep 6, 2017

Japan to face New Zealand in October friendly

Japan will play New Zealand in one of two October friendlies as the Blue Samurai build toward next year's World Cup finals in Russia, the Japan Football Association said Wednesday. Vahid Halilhodzic's men will play New Zealand in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, on Oct. 6, before ...